The Roaring Twenties

Sample Video

Raymond Loewy by Ms. Tarr


Students will complete a video documentary presentation that will inform the class on one of the events that occurred throughout the 1920's.

Videos should be approximately 5 minutes in length, and include informational narration and images that will present the information in a concise and clear manner.

Students will have to become familiar with the Spark Video [Adobe Voice] app on the iPads, research their topics, and write an original script.


Outline of topic from text - 15 points

Original script (4 minutes) - 50 points (Quiz Grade)

Documentary completion and presentation - 100 points (Test Grade)



Outline readings that relate to your topic from the textbook. This will be the basis of your project and is key to developing your documentary. Continue research in the library with the sources below. Save information, images, etc. to your Google Drive and "share" to your partner. Write an original script that will be well-organized and identify pictures that will be used at each point in the script. Submit script for approval. Create your documentary using the Spark Video app on the iPad and "share" to publish. Equal Work! Equal Credit!


  • Sacco and Vanzetti Trial
  • Renewal of the KKK
  • Post WWI Labor Strikes
  • Women of the Twenties (Flappers)
  • The Great Migration
  • Sports Heroes of the Twenties
  • The Red Scare
  • Writers of the Twenties
  • Harlem Renaissance
  • Fundamentalist vs. Modernist (Scopes Trial)
  • Ford and the Assembly Line
  • Silver Screen


Remember, the databases will send articles directly to your Google Drive!